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How I Survived (and actually had fun at) my Bridal Shower From a bride-to-be who has done it April 2008

A couple of Sundays ago marked my first official pre-wedding event - my bridal shower. The dress has been bought, the vendors have been booked (most of them, anyway) so it was time for me to have my first glimpse of wedding fun, and I was so excited. I wasn't really sure what to expect, so I went into the experience with an open mind. What I found was... read more

Why You Should Host a Sweetheart Dinner A new way to host a romantic dinner January 2008

Love is in the air... Valentine's Day is almost here, so you may be thinking of how to have a romantic dinner with your sweetie. You are not alone. Many companies are starting to host sweetheart dinners for their employees, and many couples are hosting these dinners for their friends. And the best part- it doesn't have to be limited to Valentine's Day... read more

It's the Small Things... Four things to beautify your event, and how to use them November 2007

Event planning can be a wonderfully difficult task. Whether you are planning your wedding, corporate event, or any type of formal event, the details can make your event even better. If you are like me and need a little help with the small things, then you have come to the right place. Here are a couple of small things that can have a big impact on your event... read more

A Guide to Holiday Party Planning October 2007

The holiday season has finally arrived and preparing for an eventful holiday party is quite a task. But the result of success or failure truly resides in your ability to effectively plan. You might be thinking, "I don't have much time for planning" but the main factor is in whether you prefer your party to be a spectacular moment or an ordinary and... read more

How much should I pay for invitations? How much do they go for? September 2007

This is a question we often get from our customers. Looking for the perfect invitation can be quite daunting considering the wide price range that they go for. Here are some pointers to sort through it all. For the sake of this article, I will focus on wedding invitations, but the same rules of thumb apply to all your party invitations... read more

Thinking of Having a Halloween Party? Here are some ideas to get you started September 2007

For some, Halloween is one of the best holidays (if not the best) of the year. Not only is Halloween a great excuse to dust off your funny, outrageous or creative costumes, but it is also one of the best reasons to have a party. Halloween parties are a chance for you to go out as someone else, if only for a night. Because we love Halloween at Invitation Consultants... read more

Top Ten Party Themes Creative ideas to use for any event August 2007

Read about the Top Ten Party Themes for any occasion! Barbecues, Martini Parties, Masquerades, Casino Night, Hawaiian Luau and more... read more

Planning a Memorable Party Part One- The Basics / Part Two - The Specifics January 2007

Part 1 -When you think of planning a party, the task can be overwhelming. By breaking down the pre-party elements into smaller steps, you will save yourself stress and be able to plan the most memorable party possible. Read on for some party planning tips!... read more


Part 2 - With the basics of planning your party behind you, it is time to turn your attention to the more specific details of your party. The details of your party are just as important as ... read more

Summer Party Ideas Making the most out of your summer May 2006

Summer is finally here, as well as everything that comes along with it. For most, this means, beach visits, flip flops, sunshine, and barbecues. As this is the favorite season of many... read more

How to throw an Unforgettable Theme Party Ideas for your Theme Party January 2006

When you are thinking of throwing a party for any occasion, keep in mind that some of the most creative and memorable parties are theme parties... read more

Trends in the Invitation Industry August 2005

Traditional invitations will always be in style. Engraved and letterpress printing make traditional invitations even more ... read more

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